Do you like to manage and plan events? Want to make it your career? Learn to create travel packages, plan tours and organize events. This program offers an excellent foundation for students interested in the fast-paced field of event and meeting planning. Take advantage of the Delhi-Disney program by serving as an intern at Disney in Orlando, Florida, for six months while earning college credit. A certified member of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), the student chapter plans annual travel experiences for the campus community.
Delhi’s Event Management curriculum begins with a course in tourism theory and fundamentals. The curriculum then moves to two computer-based (Sabre/Apollo) travel reservations and ticketing courses, the first focusing on the domestic travel market and the second emphasizing the international travel market. The knowledge and skills developed in the introductory and operational courses are put to use in the capstone Travel and Tourism Packaging course, where you will write and create your own travel package and program. A unique course in travel foods is also part of the well-balanced, product-focused Travel and Tourism curriculum. SUNY Delhi is a certified American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) travel school.
As a student of the Event Management program, you will have the opportunity to participate in the Walt Disney College Program. Through this program, you will work at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, for six months in a unique working/learning experience. You can now earn SUNY Delhi course credit for the Disney courses offered as part of this program
You will be required to complete a minimum of 320 hours of work experience in a position related to the hospitality industry during the summer between the first and second years of study. This professional work experience enhances and complements classroom learning.
For all hospitality students, professional dress is required for the Orientation class, field trips, interviews, and other special occasions.
HS Average: 75
Algebra Regents: 73
Biology Regents: 73
SUNY Curriculum Code: 0680